East Coast Farming Expo Contact

Event Manager: Sue Wilson 
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Mobile: 027 446 7261  

Event Director: Dave Martin 
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Phone: 027 497 8946

Wairoa Racecourse
​289 Frasertown Road

The Wairoa Community
​​​​​​​Development Trust

The Trust has 5 volunteer trustees:
Sefton Alexander Chairman
Wendy Swann
Kylie Brown
Peter Manson
Sue Crawshaw

Sue Wilson Administrator
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Purpose of The Wairoa Community Development Trust is to: 

Implement strategic actions to the benefit of the residents of Wairoa including:

  • Working with local, regional and central government and other providers of service to ensure that services will enhance the social, economic, cultural and environmental development of the region.
  • Working with the education sector, government and other supporting agencies to create a more entrepreneurial attitude amongst all residents and especially young people.
  • To encourage a community where business, social and environmental communities work together to leave a legacy for the next generation.

Current Programmes include:

Ruakituri Community Hub
Manaakitangata O Ruakituri

Tiniroto Community Hub
Manaakitangata O Tiniroto

Putere Community Hub
Manaakitangata O Putere

Connecting Rural Wairoa Events

  • Courageous Conversations
  • Connecting Rural Wairoa Women Networking Evenings
  • Backyard BBQ
  • Rural Round Up Event Series

Wairoa Farmers on Skis